Pumpkin Empanadas

Recipe by babygirl65
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READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 10-12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • PASTRY: Mix together flour and salt. Cut in shortening until particles are the size of small peas.
  • Sprinkle water, 1 tbsp at a time, tossing with fork to moistened. (pastry should clean the side of bowl).
  • Gather into a ball, divide into halves. Divide each half into 16 equal pieces. Roll each piece between plastic wrap into 3 1/2" circle. (keep pastry covered).
  • FILLING: Combine pumpkin, brown sugar, cinnamon and ground ginger in a saucepan. Heat to boiling, stitring constantly. Reduce heat, simmer until brown sugar is dissolved, about 5 minutes.
  • Heat oven to 400°.
  • Spoon 2 tsp pumpkin mix onto center of circle. Brush edges with water.
  • Fold over and press edges with fork to seal.
  • Place on ungreased cookie sheet or stone.
  • Sprinkle with sugar and bake for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown.
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